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Is That Cut a Tri-Tip or What?
Kim Severson grills tri-tip prepared with a Santa Maria-style rub. Credit Rikki Snyder for The New York Times ATLANTA — East of the Rockies, the tri-tip roast…
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2 days ago
A Closer Look at Tiebreak Tactics
In theory, tiebreaks are a showcase for big serving, the skill that generates enough holds of serve to push a set to 6-6. But no matter how two players get…
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3 days ago
Boyfriend and girlfriend are out. ‘Partners’ are in. Here’s why more millennials are changing how they define their relationships. - The Lily
After Gavin Newsom was sworn in as the governor of California earlier this month, his wife, Jennifer, announced her decision to forgo the traditional title of…
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“It’s Fair to Criticize Anybody on a Public Stage”: Judd Apatow’s Theory of Comedy
Judd Apatow in his office, in Los Angeles, March 6, 2018. By Elizabeth Weinberg/The New York Times/Redux. In the fourth episode of HBO’s new season of Crashing,…
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3 days ago
Reflections on Antarctica
Credit Louis Rudd Skip to contentSkip to site index Colin O’Brady and Louis Rudd spent almost two months racing across Antarctica, a journey that killed an…
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What Life Is Like When Corn Is off the Table
Corn is ubiquitous in supermarket goods. Pete Ryan When Christine Robinson was first diagnosed with a corn allergy 17 years ago, she remembers thinking, “No…
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3 days ago
Valedictorians | What became of Boston’s brightest?
Skip to main content What became of Boston’s brightest? An epidemic of untapped potential No doctors in the house The race to get into Boston’s exam schools…
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New TiVo BOLT OTA Gives You A Reason To Finally Cut The Cord
TiVo sophistication with none of the cable complications TiVo "But there's this one show that isn’t on streaming..." "But if I can’t DVR shows, I have to watch…
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3 days ago
How to Actually, Truly Focus on What You’re Doing
Tired: Shallow work. Wired: Deep work. Credit Rose Wong Welcome to the Smarter Living newsletter! Every Monday, S.L. editor Tim Herrera emails readers with tips…
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3 days ago
Serena Williams’s Practices Add a Wrinkle: A Top Men’s Player
Serena Williams is into the third round of the Australian Open, after defeating Eugenie Bouchard on Thursday. Credit Aly Song/Reuters MELBOURNE, Australia —…
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3 days ago
President Trump Directed His Attorney To Lie To Congress About The Moscow Tower Project
Trump received 10 personal updates from Michael Cohen and encouraged a planned meeting with Vladimir Putin. Jonathan Ernst / Reuters Donald Trump and his…
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3 days ago
Trump Must Be a Russian Agent; the Alternative Is Too Awful
It would be almost embarrassing for Donald Trump at this point if Robert Mueller were to declare that the president isn’t an agent of Russian intelligence. The…
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4 days ago
The Gig Economy Celebrates Working Yourself to Death
Last September, a very twenty-first-century type of story appeared on the company blog of the ride-sharing app Lyft. “Long-time Lyft driver and mentor, Mary,…
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4 days ago
The 'Busy' Trap
Anxiety: We worry. A gallery of contributors count the ways. If you live in America in the 21st century you’ve probably had to listen to a lot of people tell…
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4 days ago
Millennials aren’t lazy, they’re workaholics - The Boston Globe
As soon as he awakes, Brian Porrell checks his e-mail, sometimes firing off a message before he gets out of bed. He makes calls during his commute to the…
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4 days ago
I Mentored Mark Zuckerberg. I Loved Facebook. But I Can't Stay Silent About What's Happening.
I am really sad about Facebook. I got involved with the company more than a decade ago and have taken great pride and joy in the company’s success … until the…
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4 days ago
9 Musicians on How They Thrive Creatively Without Drugs or Booze
This is a story about sober musicians—about the life that has led them here, and about the life that they live now—but there is no single story here. Some…
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5 days ago
In Rural America, There Are Few People Left to Drive the Ambulances
For decades, states with a lot of land and not a lot of hospitals have relied on volunteer services to respond to medical emergencies. Today, that system faces…
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How a Stroke Turned a 63-Year-Old Into a Rap Legend
Clarence Williams / LA Times D r. Sherman Hershfield woke up one morning and was surprised to find himself behind the wheel of his car. Somewhere between his…
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5 days ago
I'm Only 9, And I'm Already In College. Here's What Life Is Like For Me.
I was a 3-year-old preschooler when I corrected my teacher’s knowledge of the constitutional requirements to be U.S. president. In kindergarten, I learned that…
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Our pets: the key to the obesity crisis?
Until last year, Borris would never turn down a pork chop. He was partial to ice cream during the summer and loved a Sunday roast in the winter – including beef…
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6 days ago
The Strange Marketplace for Diabetes Test Strips
It is legal to resell unused test strips for blood glucose, and many patients do, driving an unusual trade online and on the streets. Near St. Barnabas Hospital…
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What happens when a lifesaving drug becomes intolerably expensive?
A t first, it seemed like the stomach flu. Weeks before his 24th birthday in May 2015, Alec Raeshawn Smith was overcome by troubling symptoms. His body ached,…
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Opinion | Don’t expect Trump to go quietly
President Trump's Twitter feed on April 3, 2017. (J. David Ake/AP) Ted Koppel, managing editor of ABC News’s “Nightline” from 1980 to 2005, is senior…
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Hands-on with Nike’s self-lacing, app-controlled sneaker of the future
I flew across the country to Portland to experience the Adapt BB, Nike’s new self-lacing, Bluetooth-enabled sneakers, but the guy showing me around campus is…
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6 days ago
Nike’s big bet on the future of connected shoes
For the past three years, a team inside Nike has been working on a shoe that could change the trajectory of the company. It’s the most-tested piece of footwear…
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6 days ago
Nike's New Self-Lacing Basketball Shoe Is Actually Smart
"I'm gonna offer you a fist bump," Tinker Hatfield says, holding out his gloved right hand. He took a tumble off a motorized longboard days before, and while a…
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6 days ago
Todd Marinovich is facing what's haunted him
This story appears in the Jan. 14, 2019, issue of Sports Illustrated . For more great storytelling and in-depth analysis, subscribe to the magazine—and get up…
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7 days ago
MacKenzie Bezos and the Myth of the Lone Genius Founder
When award-winning novelist MacKenzie Bezos and her husband Jeff Bezos, the chief executive and founder of Amazon , announced on Twitter Wednesday they were…
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7 days ago
Facial and emotional recognition; how one man is advancing artificial intelligence
Despite what you hear about artificial intelligence, machines still can't think like a human, but in the last few years they have become capable of learning.…
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Quantum computer: We’re planning to create one that acts like a brain -- GCN
Quantum computer: We’re planning to create one that acts like a brain The human brain has amazing capabilities making it in many ways more powerful than the…
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It’s Already Collusion
Ozan Kose/AFP/Getty Images We don’t need news reports to tell us that Trump is giving Putin what he wants. Take it from this longtime Russia hand: It’s staring…
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7 days ago
Interview with Data Scientist at kaggle: Dr. Rachael Tatman
Part 17 of The series where I interview my heroes. Sanyam Bhutani Jan 7 Index to “Interviews with ML Heroes” Today, I’m very excited to be talking from someone…
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9 days ago
How Millennials Became The Burnout Generation
I couldn’t figure out why small, straightforward tasks on my to-do list felt so impossible. The answer is both more complex and far simpler than I expected.…
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9 days ago
What I Learned After My E-Scooter Crash
How safe are electric scooters, and who gets blamed when something goes wrong? Madison McVeigh/CityLab Anatomy of an Electric Scooter Crash Sarah Holder Jan 10,…
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10 days ago
LA's Battle for Venice Beach: Homeless Surge Puts Hollywood's Progressive Ideals to the Test
With swelling transient encampments abutting seven-figure homes, the beachside enclave has emerged as a flashpoint for the inequality shaping Los Angeles — and…
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10 days ago
The Era Of Easy Recycling May Be Coming To An End
For those of us who spent most of our lives painstakingly separating plastic, glass, paper and metal, single-stream recycling is easy to love. No longer must we…
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10 days ago
Mike Pompeo and His Bible Define U.S. Policy in the Middle East
In Cairo on Thursday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo claimed that, under President Trump, America has “rediscovered its voice” and will now be “a force for…
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10 days ago
The Shady Link Between Sunscreen and Your Health
These are dark days for supplements. Although they are a $30-plus billion market in the United States alone, vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin E, selenium,…
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10 days ago
Ranking Vegetables by How Healthy They Are - MEL Magazine
I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: Everyone should eat more vegetables . But if navigating the produce section gives you anxiety, don’t worry: I asked…
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10 days ago
Why it pays to declutter your digital life
I have a confession: there are 20,577 unread emails in my inbox, 31,803 photos on my phone and 18 browser tabs currently open on my laptop. Digital clutter has…
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10 days ago
The Real Story Behind the Havana Embassy Mystery
A gate at the U.S. Embassy in Cuba, the site of an unexplained epidemic. Cuba “either did it, or they know who did it,” Senator Marco Rubio insisted. Photograph…
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10 days ago
Would Patrolling With the Border Patrol Change Your Mind About the Border?
A Border Patrol agent apprehends an immigrant near Laredo, Texas, in November. Photo: Kirsten Luce On the outskirts of McAllen, Texas, a few miles north of the…
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10 days ago
Researchers say if parents want to successfully cut back on their child’s screen-time, they must first cut back on screen-time themselves - Thriveworks
New research shows that if parents want to successfully reduce their children’s screen-time, they should cut back on their own screen-time. Kids are spending…
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10 days ago
The struggle is real: Why hockey butts, jeans don't mix
Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid has worked his butt off to be the best hockey player in the world. He has consulted with a skills coach since age 11.…
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10 days ago
Opinion | The Right’s Resistance
By Daniel Henninger Jan. 9, 2019 7:01 p.m. ET The reasons offered for why Donald Trump won’t win re-election in 2020 continue to pile up. His approval rating is…
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11 days ago
The Mysterious, Stubborn Appeal of Mass-Produced Fried Chicken
Except for vegetarians and perhaps the hyperlipidemic, fried chicken is beloved nearly universally. And that’s a universe that includes some pretty…
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11 days ago
Video: The 12-inch PowerBook G4
It’s been pretty quiet on my YouTube channel, but I’m kicking off 2019 with something fun: A look at the most beloved notebook in Mac history, the 12-inch…
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12 days ago
Why have humans never found aliens?
“IF ALIENS are so likely, why have we never seen any?” That is the Fermi Paradox—named after Enrico Fermi, a physicist who posed it in 1950. Fermi’s argument…
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12 days ago
Using BBEdit and Excel to revive a dead podcast feed
This podcast feed was created in BBEdit and Excel. When people ask me what features of BBEdit I use, I can mention Markdown tools and syntax support, which I…
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12 days ago
If You Can Correctly Pronounce Every Word in This 1920s Poem, You’re Among the English-Speaking Elite
January 1, 2019 Lindybeige, YouTube English is a tricky language to learn. Native speakers may take this for granted, failing to realize how intricate—and…
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14 days ago
Mumford & Sons Are Ready to Let You In On Their Very Private Struggles
It's 5 p.m. on a cool, damp Friday evening in late September, and one half of Mumford & Sons is huddled around a back corner booth at a restaurant and bar in…
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15 days ago
Protein mania: the rich world’s new diet obsession
A re you getting enough protein? The question provides its own answer: if you are worrying about the amount of protein in your diet, then you are almost…
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16 days ago
At El Chapo’s Trial, a Son Betrays His Father, and the Cartel
Vicente Zambada Niebla, a former top lieutenant in the Sinaloa cartel, testified on Thursday in the drug trial of Joaquín Guzmán Loera, the infamous crime lord…
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16 days ago
How Much Should People Pay to Save Their Sick Pets?
Vets are struggling with whether to offer expensive services to clients they know can’t afford them. Above, a black Labrador recieves treatment in a…
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17 days ago
When is it ethical to euthanize your pet?
In the 1960s, I knew people who, before going on vacation, would take their dogs to a shelter to be euthanized. They reasoned that it was cheaper to have a dog…
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17 days ago
My Dog Needed a $6,000 Surgery to Save Her Life. I Didn't Pay.
At 2 a.m. Wednesday morning my wife drove our nearly 14 year-old miniature dachshund to a 24-hour vet 30-minutes from our house. Thirteen hours later we sat in…
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17 days ago
How to Set a Price on the Life of a Beloved Pet?
Your Money Aggressive treatment gave Kathy Bowler, of Sacramento, six more months with Brogan, her Irish wolfhound, before he died this month of bone cancer.…
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17 days ago
How much is too much to spend on a sick pet?
Recently I noticed that J.J., our 12-year-old, black-and-white-spotted mutt, was a little too big around the belly — not in a pregnant way, in a weird way. At…
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17 days ago
It's Your Pet, and It's Your Money - NYTimes.com
It’s Your Pet, and It’s Your Money Hal Herzog, a professor of psychology at Western Carolina University, is the author of "Some We Love, Some We Hate, Some We…
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17 days ago
Euthanizing Because Of Cost?
Deciding to euthanaize a pet is rarely an easy thing. Which brings the following question from Scott. Have you had clients resort to financial euthanasia? I…
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17 days ago
The game-day caffeine routine that powers the NBA's most frequent flyers
SPRINTING BACK AND forth between the court, weight room and visitors locker room at Staples Center on a mid-November evening, Todd Forcier keeps time. The…
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17 days ago
The Priest of Abu Ghraib
This article was published in partnership with Epic Magazine. Joshua Casteel was 24 years old when he learned he would be sent to Iraq as an interrogator with…
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18 days ago
Why Toronto believes it can convince Kawhi Leonard to stay
THE FIRST MEETING Toronto Raptors coach Nick Nurse had with Kawhi Leonard came with trepidation. As Nurse walked down the hall from his office inside the team's…
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18 days ago
Our Favorite Facts of 2018
Each day, our editors collect the most interesting, striking or delightful facts to appear in that day’s stories throughout the paper. Here are 60 of our very…
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19 days ago
"Expiration dating" is a Black Mirror plot line come to life
We’ve quickly come to accept that brands know as much about us as we know about ourselves. Facebook serves you ads for cat food after you talk about getting a…
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19 days ago
I Used to Write for Sports Illustrated. Now I Deliver Packages for Amazon.
Lucy Nicholson / Reuters Holiday parties were right around the corner, and I needed a cover story. I didn’t feel like admitting to casual acquaintances, or even…
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19 days ago
Is Your Blood Iron Too High?
C heerios are the best-selling breakfast cereal in America. The multi-grain version contains 18 milligrams of iron per serving, according to the label. Like…
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19 days ago
The One Issue the Left and Right Can Agree On
Subscribe Just $20 for 10 issues Print + Digital I n November, not long after Am azon announced that it would build its second headquarters in New York City and…
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19 days ago
How Much of the Internet Is Fake?
Photo: Artwork by Ayatgali Tuleubek In late November, the Justice Department unsealed indictments against eight people accused of fleecing advertisers of $36…
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19 days ago
Civil Discourse Exists in This Small Corner of the Internet
Stephen Yang / Getty Imagine a place on the internet where a post that begins with “I’m not a feminist” is met with comments quoting Virginia Woolf and asking…
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19 days ago
I Was A Cable Guy. I Saw The Worst Of America.
I can’t tell you about a specific day as a cable tech. I can’t tell you my first customer was a cat hoarder. I can tell you the details, sure. That I smeared…
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19 days ago
The Tricky Business of Making Ride-Hail Work for Kids
It’s a few minutes shy of six on a Friday, and Gabriel strolls into the misty San Francisco evening. Seeing his ride, he walks past his ninth-grade classmates…
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19 days ago
AI predictions for 2019 from Yann LeCun, Hilary Mason, Andrew Ng, and Rumman Chowdhury
Above: Left to right: Cloudera machine learning general manager Hilary Mason, Accenture global responsible AI lead Rumman Chowdhury, Facebook AI Research…
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19 days ago
The Origins of the Times Square Ball Drop
Skip to contentSkip to site index Times Insider It started out as fireworks and dynamite to promote the new New York Times Building, and eventually evolved into…
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20 days ago
Targeted Advertising Is Ruining the Internet and Breaking the World
The Weakest Link is Motherboard's third annual theme week dedicated to the future of hacking and cybersecurity. Follow along . Listen to Motherboard’s new…
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20 days ago
The 7 Best Gins For Making The Perfect Negroni
While the Negroni has long been a classic cocktail , this Italian drink is coming back in style with full force. Any cocktail bar worth its salt has the…
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21 days ago
Raising boys today: Eliot’s father wants him to be the 8-year-old he is, not what society expects
At age 8, Eliot enjoys a life that is about freedom and wildness and innocence. (Calla Kessler/The Washington Post)
Eliot Campbell can burp the alphabet one…
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21 days ago
Why conspiracy theories mattered in 2018
Roxanne Kravitz, wearing a “Q” hat with her son Indigo, listens to President Donald J. Trump speak to a large crowd on August 2, 2018, at the Mohegan Sun Arena…
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21 days ago
Big Tech Is Here to Help You Fight Excessive Phone Use—Kinda
In early February, the technologist Tristan Harris stood in front of a crowd at a tech conference and held up his iPhone like Martin Luther presenting his…
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21 days ago
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